May 18, 2010


Prime Minister George Papandreou has said that Greece is considering taking legal action against U.S. investment banks that might have contributed to the country’s debt crisis.

Helen Skopis spoke to financial analyst Max Keiser to find out how probable a course of action like this is...


Award winning Al Jazeera journalist Rageh Omaar was in Athens putting together a story on the Greek financial crisis. During his stay,he met with a number of politicians and analysts, spoke to pensioners, the unemployed and numberous others affected by the austerity measures. He spoke to AIR 104.4FM and Elinda Labropoulou about his assessment of the Greek situation.


Ahead of the vote in parliament over the latest batch of austerity
measures, economic Research Fellow at Eliamep thinktank Jens Bastian
spoke to Elinda Labropoulou about how the markers are likely to
respond to the measures,the civil unrest in Greece and whether he
thinks the country is in for a long period of discontent.


Monument Securities Chief Economist Stephen Lewis has said that the Greek people's future prosperity is being sacrificed in hope of preserving a stable currency for the use of citizens in other member-states.

Lewis explained why to Helen Skopis and Athens International Radio 104.4